Special Issue "Novel Non-Invasive Diagnostic Sensory Systems Based on Nanomaterials"

A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 October 2014).

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Perena Gouma
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Interests: nanomaterials for bio-/chemical sensors and biotechnology; ceramic; nanomanufacturing; nanosensors
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Dr. Milutin Stanacevic
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Light Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2350, USA
Interests: analog and mixed-signal VLSI circuits and systems; integrated electronics for biomedical applications; acoustic source localization and separation algorithms and systems

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Nanomedicine is one of the obvious applications of nanomaterials and non-invasive nanotechnologies are expected to be among the first products to reach the market that will impact and improve significantly human health and welfare. The focus of this special issue to gather reports from leading experts in the various fields of sensory-systems based on nanomaterials, and to produce a volume highlighting state of the art and emerging technologies, such as breath-based diagnostics.

Since nanomaterials lead to higher sensor sensitivities, the need to detect ppb levels of analytes needed for diagnostic purposes can be met easily. The small size and flexibility of design for nanomaterials-based systems allows for portable and economic devices. The proposed special issue aims to highlight these advantages and to feature prototypes of non-invasive diagnostics.

Dr. Pelagia-Irene Gouma
Dr. Milutin Stanacevic
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • non-invasive diagnostics
  • portable breath analyzers
  • skin patches
  • wearable sensors

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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